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  • 2010s
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1677Bar Harbor High School, Fred Savage Kraft and Blueprints
  • Document, Projection, Architectural Drawing
  • Structures, Dwellings, House, Cottage
  • 07/24/2010
Description:
There are two folders labeled "Bar Harbor High School, Fred Savage". The first folder is marked as containing blueprints. The second folder, which has the date 1907 on it, is marked as containing kraft. 2012 exhibit text: Bar Harbor High School Bar Harbor, ME, 1907 Ink on linen The Gerrish Collection, MDI Historical Society Savage's exacting sketch elevations are interesting. His early studies flirt with a rather more flamboyant expression, but he finally gravitates to the more traditional composition This classical design for the town's High School is very similar to the design of many local schools throughout the nation in the early 20th century. The health and educational reform principles of adequate light and ventilation are clearly incorporated with ample windows in each room. The elements of design are typical for this type of Colonial revival composition. A rusticated base is topped with a solid and strong masonry brick Facade. It is further punctuated with groupings of large windows all painted a light color. This composition is capped with a strong projecting cornice. The brick details and limestone accents are nicely balanced [show more]
1676S.W. Bridgham Esq., Bar Harbor, Trace, Linens and Blueprints
  • Document, Projection, Architectural Drawing
  • 07/24/2010
Description:
There are two folders entitled "Fred Savage, S.W. Bridgham, Esq., Bar Harbor". The first is marked as having 42 trace and 33 linens for a total of 75 items. The second is marked as having blueprints, 3 items. 2012 exhibit text: Ledgelawn Cottage for S. W. Bridgeham Bar Harbor, ME, 1900 Ink and ink wash on tracing paper These elevation studies demonstrate a clear attempt to express the interior spacial complexities in the exterior massing of this fine cottage. The mass of the building is punctuated by chimneys and bay windows to achieve a picturesque composition sheathed in shingles. This cottage, now an inn, remains substantially unchanged. [show more]